Russia Is Making Progress on Its Abrams-Killing Tank


The T-14 Armata, Russia’s next-generation tank, is finally nearing readiness. However, information on recent development has been scarce. A recent interview in February 2018 with Vyacheslav Khalitov, the deputy director of Uralvagonzavod, or UVZ, has shed some light on what progress... Read more

The U.S. Navy Wants to Spend Billions on Aircraft Carriers That Aren’t Ready


The U.S. Navy wants to go all in on the USS Ford-class aircraft carrier... Read more

One of the Best AK-47 Variants Is Polish


On March 28, 2018, two arms companies — Polish and Nigerian — announced that... Read more

Russia Wants to Build a Whole City for Developing Weapons


During the Cold War, the Soviet Union organized its vast academic and industrial resources... Read more

There’s Still No Finish Line in Sight for the F-35 Program


Jim Roche, then-secretary of the U.S. Air Force, made an announcement on Oct. 26,... Read more
The Nuclear-War Tank Came at Exactly the Wrong Time
This story originally appeared on Oct. 9, 2016. In a war that never happened, formations of heavy and rather...
Colombian Mobsters Linked to a Rebel Named ‘Rambo’ Come Under Pressure

Colombian Mobsters Linked to a Rebel Named ‘Rambo’ Come Under Pressure

This article originally appeared at InSight Crime. Members of the ex-FARC mafia along the Colombia-Ecuador border are under heightened...

A Missile’s Combat Debut Allowed U.S. Bombers to Stay Away From Syrian Air Defenses

A Missile’s Combat Debut Allowed U.S. Bombers to Stay Away From Syrian Air Defenses

Lockheed Martin’s stealthy new AGM-158B Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile-Extended Range — JASSM-ER — made its debut on the raid...

The Nazis Exploited Sherman’s March to the Sea

The Nazis Exploited Sherman’s March to the Sea

This story originally appeared on June 30, 2016. In the months before the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe, the...

Are Purported ‘Sonic Attacks’ at Embassies in Havana an Elaborate Intelligence Operation?

Are Purported ‘Sonic Attacks’ at Embassies in Havana an Elaborate Intelligence Operation?

The Canadian government pulled families of diplomats from its embassy in Cuba on April 16, 2018 after 10 Canadians...

The Trucial Oman Scouts Was the British Army’s Last Desert Romance

The Trucial Oman Scouts Was the British Army’s Last Desert Romance

This story originally appeared on Aug. 30, 2015. For most people, the United Arab Emirates conjures up images of...

In a Fight Between Abrams and T-90 Tanks, Victory Goes to the Better Crew

In a Fight Between Abrams and T-90 Tanks, Victory Goes to the Better Crew

While the T-14 Armata might be Russia’s latest and greatest tank, it still is not ready for service. In...

Tales of American Hubris

Tales of American Hubris

The lessons of history? Who needs them? Certainly not Washington’s present cast of characters, a crew in flight from...

La Honda y el Escudo de David

La Honda y el Escudo de David

Fue un ciudadano británico el que al principio modelaría como nadie la forma de hacer la guerra de Israel....

U.S. Marines Want a Do-It-All Drone

U.S. Marines Want a Do-It-All Drone

The U.S. Marine Corps in early March 2018 asked the defense industry to provide information on a versatile new...

India’s Aircraft Carriers Have Some Advantages

India’s Aircraft Carriers Have Some Advantages

With one large carrier in service and another on the way, India has become one of the world’s pre-eminent...

Russian ‘Terminators’ Roll Out for Victory Day Rehearsals

Russian ‘Terminators’ Roll Out for Victory Day Rehearsals

Russia’s Victory Day parade on May 9, commemorating the victory over Nazi Germany, is an annual event for showing...

American Warplanes Are Falling From the Sky

American Warplanes Are Falling From the Sky

Five U.S. military aircraft crashed over a period of less than a month beginning in mid-March 2018, killing 16...

Donald Trump Would Be Right to Strike Syria

Donald Trump Would Be Right to Strike Syria

In apparently launching a chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Douma in western Syria on April 7, 2018,...

What Happens When a Few Volunteer and the Rest … Just Watch

What Happens When a Few Volunteer and the Rest … Just Watch

The purpose of all wars, is peace. So observed St. Augustine early in the first millennium, A.D. Far be...

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